BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : NOVEMBER 20, 2000 ISSUE
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Senior Surfing


Some sites for the elderly and their caregivers on the Internet

CAREGUIDE, www.CareGuide.com
Commercial site with news on elder care; includes online tools such as quizzes and assessments

CARESCOUT, www.CareScout.com
Online version of a popular book and software guide to nursing homes; provides free ratings of nursing homes; sells more detailed reports

ELDERWEB, www.Elderweb.com
Posts news, including political debates and poll results on elder issues; links to relevant groups; database of elder-care providers

FAMILY CAREGIVER ALLIANCE, www.Caregiver.org
Online library, from articles on health care to Medicare news; online support groups, too

MEDICARE, www.Medicare.gov
Gives basic information about Medicare coverage, advice regarding nursing home choices, and health information

SENIORNET, www.Seniornet.org
A nonprofit site that provides the 50-plus community with news and information about computer use, health-care issues, and other topics


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